The View from Writers Roost
One of my columns on football press box conversations drew a lot of comments from editor-publishers before it ever hit their papers’ pages. Community newspapers are often not large enough to have a “sports” editor or a staff photographer, so the job(s) become(s) a one-man-show.
The SEC Really Does Benefit From Media Bias In Polls
This past week, four of the top five teams in the Associated Press College Football Poll hailed from the SEC West Division. Nebraska coach Bo Pelini, among others, wondered aloud whether ESPN's ownership of the brand-new SEC network, which launched this year, might be responsible for such a coincidence. Read more...
College Football Spotlight: Is There Really A SEC Bias Problem?
Is there is a bias toward the SEC that continues to have an impact on the polls? The thought has been around for some time now, but at some point even the most skeptical of college football fans probably needs to come to the realization that the best teams just happen to play in the SEC.
AGGIE FOOTBALL: Weekly press conference
Head coach Kevin Sumlin, coordinators Jake Spavital and Mark Snyder and select players met with the media Tuesday at the weekly football press conference inside Kyle Field.
Football and bullying
It has happened, again. This time in New Jersey: Another high school football team had its season cut short due to moral and ethical injuries.
Football: Warriors FC win S.League title in nail-biting finish
This was also Aleksandar Duric last match before retiring from professional football, as he ended his 16-year professional career in Singapore with a win.
Football: World-leading goal-machine Aleksandar Duric exits with a win
SINGAPORE: Singapore striking great Aleksandar Duric fittingly signed off with a win on Friday as he brought one of world football's most prolific careers to a halt at the age of 44. Duric provided the assist for the second goal as Tampines Rovers beat ...
FILE - In this Sept. 1980, file photo, Alabama coach Paul "Bear" Bryant wears his usual hat during a football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Bryant made Alabama synonymous with winning and became the most revered man in the Southeast during his three decades as coach of the Crimson Tide. Ahead of the college football season, The Associated Press asked its panel of voters in the Top 25 poll to weigh in ...
Correction: Obit-Stapleton story
In a story Oct. 30 about the death of former football coach and athletic director Clay Stapleton, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by Iowa State University, reported erroneously that Stapleton died in Missouri City, Missouri. A corrected version of the story is below: Former Iowa St football coach Clay Stapleton dies Former Iowa State football coach Clay Stapleton dies at 93 ...
Detroit News college football picks: Week 10
Detroit News college football picks: Week 10 Detroit News writers offer up their picks and best bets for Week 10 of the college football season. Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/1tGBtj8
Kane Cornes says AFL football is more entertaining today than 10 years ago. But really, writes Michelangelo Rucci
From the seat at FIVEaa’s studios in Hindmarsh Square where Graham became a top-rating sports commentator, Kane has declared — no, he has challenged everyone to sit through a replay of any Australian football game played before 2004 from start to finish.
Mississippi State, Florida State top playoff list
The Associated Press GRAPEVINE, Texas - The College Football Playoff selection committee has spoken - and it likes the SEC. At least for now.
5 college football players charged in assault
San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald is not expected to be charged with domestic violence, the San Jose Mercury News reported Friday. The first games after the release of the College Football Playoff rankings have a chance to reveal some new ...
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